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Belgian-Style Dubbel | Choc Beer Co. / Pete's Place

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Belgian-Style DubbelBelgian-Style Dubbel

Brewed by:
Choc Beer Co. / Pete's Place
Oklahoma, United States

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
20 IBU

Gold at GABF in '09

Added by stephens101 on 10-24-2008

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4

Pours lightly hazy, dark brown-amber from a 22 oz bottle., Had a huge, medium density, tan head on top that settled fairly quickly.

Smell: Bready with dark fruits and subtle chocolate. [Served too cold, probably impairing the aroma and flavor.]

Taste: WAY more like a Belgian quad than expected, with a alcohol presence that seemed more like 9%. Also seemed more like a barrel-aged beer than one would expect. The apparent booziness is not unwelcome, and seems to add complexity, if perhaps overwhelming some more subtle flavors.

Mouthfeel: Medium+ body with medium-high carbonation; harsh for style.

Overall: A pretty good, but not great, example of the dubbel style; Compared to a true Belgina dubbel, this one has a more intense flavor (more like a quad) and, perhaps, is slightly less aromatic.

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Belgian-Style Dubbel from Choc Beer Co. / Pete's Place
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 112 ratings
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